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Outdoor Equipment Rental Center (OERC)

Students, faculty, staff, and community members can rent anything from backpacks to snowshoes to sleeping bags. The OERC is located on the ground floor of Base Camp.
Outdoor Education Equipment Rentals

Center Hours

Thursday, May 4 will be the last open day for Spring Semester.
Summer hours will be posted.

Late Returns

A late fee will be charged at the additional day rate for the number of days overdue.

Damaged Gear

A repair/replacement fee may be charged.

3-Hour Rentals

Items must be picked up and dropped off on the same day (i.e. during OERC open hours).

We do not rent the following gear to the public: climbing harnesses, ropes, webbing, climbing hardware, ice climbing tools, boats, PFDs, avalanche gear.